Sensei Reisler

Darin is head instructor and founder of Plus One Defense Systems in West Hartford, CT. He has been studying martial arts for over 30 years, and is founder of a new system called Sho Biyn Jiu (First Understand Peace). More about Darin.

Student of the Month

Our student of the month for February is Corey Thomas.  Corey started training with us in 2010, but he wanted to start training in the martial arts when he was a kid.  He noted that once he found Plus One and started training… he was addicted. 

Student of the Month

For the December 2011 Spotlight we have chosen Thomas and Hannah Ferolano. Thomas originally joined Plus One because he wanted to learn how to defend himself. After watching her brother for several months, Hannah decided she wanted to train because

Student of the Month

For the November 2011 Spotlight we have chosen Jordan and Aidan McGee as our students of the month.  Jordan originally became inspired to train in the martial arts because of what he saw in the movies.  Aidan was excited to pursue the activity because his brother was involved. 

Student of the Month

The Student of the month is Brian Amado.  Brian has been doing a great job in class. His sister, Isamar, has been doing a wonderful job, too!  We asked Brian a few questions about his martial arts training with Plus One Defense Systems. 

Upcoming Seminars and Events

We have many seminars throughout the year.  Rob  Kahn was here on July 9th and gave a fantastic BJJ and MMA seminar.  29 participants were here, and we had people travel from New York and Massachusetts to attend the event.  Thanks, Rob!

BE THE WAVE with Brunami gear!

Question: How can you help with disaster relief, look great, and score a gi that’ll outlast the rest? Answer: Brunami gear! Visit the pro-shop at Plus One to order your Brunami Gi today!  A percentage of the proceeds will be donated to disaster relief which is still much needed after the 2007 tsunami that hit Thailand.

Ready to Start Training?

We offer a FREE trial program.  However, if you KNOW you would like to begin your training with us you can enroll for your first month right now! Click the button to register, and call Sensei Reisler at 860-922-5343 to schedule your first lesson.  


Plus One Defense Systems has students who compete in many different disciplines.  Our Congratulations go out to everyone who has participated in competition.  This blog contains photos and results for some of those Plus One students who have done so.   

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